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'Jack Hanna's Into the Wild' Returns September 20, 2010 with New Stations and New Episodes Filmed in South Africa
With 96% of the country sold, Litton has secured significant upgrades for the series in Houston, Phoenix, Raleigh Durham, Cincinnati and Jacksonville.

[via press release from Litton Entertainment]


Series Stands at Nearly 100% with Significant Upgrades in Many Markets

(JUNE 23, 2010) - Litton Entertainment announced today that Jack Hanna's Into the Wild, the Emmy(R) Award-winning nature and wildlife-based television series, will return on September 20 with more excitement, more adventure and more up-close encounters with wild animals. With 96% of the country sold, Litton has secured significant upgrades for the series in Houston, Phoenix, Raleigh Durham, Cincinnati and Jacksonville. New stations signing on include flagship WABC-TV New York, WUSA-TV Washington, DC, WSB-TV Atlanta and WSVN-TV Miami. Groups include ABC O&Os, Belo, Capitol, Cox, Fox O&Os, Gray, Lin, Meredith, Newport, Raycom, Roberts, Scripps, Sinclair, Sunbeam, Tribune, Weigel and Young.

"I have worked with Jack for over 20 years, so I know the kind of shows he produces, and this new venture, in high definition, is an exciting development in bringing young people an entertaining and different way to learn about animals from all over the world,� said Art Moore, Programming Vice President, WABC-TV.

This season Jack and his family go on location to South Africa to explore conservation efforts in the land of elephants, lions, rhinos and tigers. Along the way, Jack puts his wildlife skills to the test in Shamwari's Ranger Training School, protects rhinos from poachers, and cares for adorable orphaned animals that need a second chance at life. Jack travels to the Sanbona Wildlife Reserve, where rare white lions roam free, and introduces audiences to some of the special people working to protect elephants and cheetahs. And in Cape Town, Jack hits the beach to hang out with a breeding colony of African penguins and literally stops traffic to protect a troop of baboons.

About Jack Hanna

Animal expert Jungle Jack Hanna's hands-on approach has won him widespread acclaim as Director Emeritus of the Columbus Zoo, conservationist, author, television personality, and lifelong adventurer. After twelve years hosting Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures, he launched his latest syndicated TV series, Jack Hanna's Into the Wild. In 2008, Into the Wild received an Emmy for Outstanding Children's Series, and Jack was nominated for Best Host of a Children's Series. Recognized around the country as America's favorite zookeeper, Jack has made countless television cptfc appearances since 1983 on shows such as Good Morning America, The Late Show with David Letterman, Larry King Live, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, The Maury Show, Fox News Programs, and CNN News Programs. For more information, visit www.jackhanna.com and www.jhitw.com

About Litton Entertainment

Litton Entertainment, the preeminent independent distributor in the television industry, has been creating and distributing quality programming for over twenty years. Programs include Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures and Jack Hanna's Into the Wild, Storm Stories, NASCAR Angels, Animal Exploration with Jarod Miller, Judge Karen's Court, Street Court, and The Brian McKnight Show. Litton News Services include Good Housekeeping Reports, Brighter Living with Dr. Mallika Marshall, M.D. and Consumer Reports. For more information, visit www.litton.tv.

  [june 2010]  


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